Universities vs. scientific research: Politics and money are polluting academic inquiry

By August 31, 2018

by Samantha Harris at NY Daily News

In our increasingly polarized climate, are our universities sacrificing the pursuit of truth in the name of political expediency? Recent signs point to yes, and this should be of profound concern to anyone who believes that we should, as President Obama once put it, “follow the science” on important topics rather than allow our openness to empirical evidence to be limited by our political or religious beliefs…

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